LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson: Author | Teacher | Lecturer | Certified Genealogist®

Elder Interview: Raleigh W. McCoy

Interview by Linda McCoy Kumi During the month of April 2012, I spent the month with my Dad at his home in Sumter South Carolina. I had the privilege of him sharing some of his life history with me. Here is what I learned. When were you born? I was born October 1,...Read More

Elder Interview: Dr. Lila Garrett Lloyd

What is your oldest childhood memory? I guess walking to high school in Greenville. Walking to Sterling, walking around the corner to my high school. You know previously I’d been riding cause I was in another area. I guess walking to school up to Sterling. I...Read More

Elder Interview: Flora Lee (Sullivan) Brown Harris

What is your full name? Flora Lee Sullivan Brown Harris. When and where were you born? On March 21, 19 16 I was born in a two story house with six rooms in Laurens County, South Carolina . We lived on a farm with cows, 2 mules, chickens, and potato patches. Did you...Read More

Elder Interview: Bennie Lee & OT Neely

Interview by Ellen Neely April 21, 2011 I had the opportunity to speak to my two cousins about their earlier life and childhood. Recalling the past and asking questions brought interesting conversation. Bennie Lee Neely, better known as “Ben” was born...Read More

Elder Interviews: Frances Garrett

What is your full name? Why did your parents select this name for you? Did you have a nickname? My name is Frances Patricia Garrett Boston. My parents chose this name for me from my grandmother on my dad’s side. No I did not have a nickname. When and where were...Read More

Elder Interviews: Harold W. Garrett

What is your full name? Did you have a nickname? My full name is Harold Willie Garrett my brother’s name was Carold Willie Garrett and they called us Cack and Hack. When and where were you born? I was born in the country on the land that we own. Did you have any...Read More

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